Sermon podcast: The Baptism of Christ

Frederick_douglass_portrait
“For to baptize the Negro and admit him into membership in the Christian church was to recognize him as a man, a child of God, an heir of Heaven, redeemed by the blood of Christ, a temple of the Holy Ghost, a standing type and representative of the Savior of the world, one who, according to the apostle Paul, must be treated no longer as a servant, but as a beloved brother.” (Frederick Douglass)
Listen to a sermon by the Rev. Daniel Haas combining The Baptism of Christ and Martin Luther King, Jr. Day based on Genesis 1:1-5 and Mark 1:1-11. It was delivered at Provo Community United Church of Christ on January 15 2012.

The_Baptism_of_Christ_01-15-2012.mp3 Listen on Posterous